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Album review: BRAM TCHAIKOVSKY – Strange Men, Changed Men (The Complete Recordings 1978-1981)

BRAM TCHAIKOVSKY – Strange Men, Changed Men (The Complete Recordings 1978-1981)

Cherry Red [Release date 27.04.18] Bram Tchaikovsky left The Motors in 1978 after playing on their 1977 debut album. Born Peter Bramall, he’d been christened Bram Tchaikovsky by fellow Motor, Andy McMaster. This new 3CD set collects all three albums … Continue reading

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EP review: ROBERT REED – Variations On Themes By David Bedford

ROBERT REED - Variations On Themes By David Bedford

Tigermoth Productions David Bedford (who died in 2011) has long been sidelined in the pantheon of prog and confused with the athlete of the same name.  His more “mainstream” albums for Virgin in the 1970s will have been spotted languishing … Continue reading

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News: FRANK ZAPPA, FFS, YES – Monday 6 April 2015

The Radio Sun have titled their upcoming album ‘Heaven Or Heartbreak’ and it is produced by Paul Laine of Danger Danger fame. Johnny Solinger has left Skid Row and former TNT vocalist Tony Harnell has replaced him. Mike Oldfield releases … Continue reading

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Album review: ROGER CHAPMAN – Peaceology

Roger Chapman - Peaceology

Hypertension [Release date 24.11.14] ‘Peaceology’ is a successfully re-mastered version of the 2007 Americana influenced album ‘One More Time For Peace’. It comes with a new title, new art work, three new tracks and a completely different running order that … Continue reading

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Album review: STEVE HILLAGE – Rainbow 1977

Steve Hillage - Rainbow 1977

Gonzo Multimedia [Release date 23.06.14] Those of a certain age may remember Steve Hillage more for his range of woolly hats than his music.  That’s a little bit cruel, but his headgear may have overshadowed sometimes patchy and meandering albums.  … Continue reading

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Album review: ROBERT REED – Sanctuary

Robert Reed - Sanctuary

Tigermoth Records [Release date 21.07.14] I don’t get this.  Robert Reed (erstwhile Magenta man and architect of the stupendous Kompendium last year) ploughing a furrow that was well tilled by Mike Oldfield forty years ago and even using his collaborators … Continue reading

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Album review: MAGGIE REILLY – Heaven Sent

Maggie Reilly - Heaven Sent

Red Berry Records [Release date 11.11.13] www.maggiereilly.co.uk Maggie Reilly frequently features in our singer-songwriter sequence on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio and , since 2009 when we interviewed her, she has become a firm favourite. Her solo albums are always worth … Continue reading

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Album review: BARRY PALMER – Night Thoughts

BARRY PALMER - Night Thoughts

(Hold Your Horses Records) Something of a well-kept secret, Barry Palmer is singer whose presence has permeated pop and rock since the 1970′s, and whose principal ‘claim to fame’ is being Mike Oldfield’s singer of choice on the 1984 ‘Crime … Continue reading

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